The first table below looks at the demand for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 188 215 210
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Debian 7 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.056% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.27% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
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£420 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £326 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £426 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1279 1458 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.18% 20.59% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 987 981
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £221 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £48.00 £27.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Debian
London

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) MySQL
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) Migration
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Replication
5 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
5 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) C++
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 4 (22.22%) Puppet
9 3 (16.67%) High Availability
9 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
9 3 (16.67%) Percona
9 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (16.67%) Ruby
9 3 (16.67%) CentOS

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.56%) MRTG
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) KDB
4 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) AnthillPro
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
4 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.56%) FishEye
4 1 (5.56%) Behat
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DBA
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL DBA
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) OAuth
3 1 (5.56%) Yii
3 1 (5.56%) Laravel
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) CORBA
3 1 (5.56%) Xerces
3 1 (5.56%) Xalan
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) Symfony
3 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
3 1 (5.56%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) CentOS
6 2 (11.11%) Solaris
7 1 (5.56%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) AIX
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) C
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Korn
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) C-shell
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Lisp
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Squid
1 2 (11.11%) Sendmail
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) qmail
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.56%) OpenSSH
2 1 (5.56%) Dovecot
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Nessus
4 1 (5.56%) Cacti
4 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
4 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Percona
4 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Zend
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) Qualys